Orkan translation | German-English dictionary



Or•kan      m   , -(e)s, -e  
a    hurricane  
der Sturm schwoll zum Orkan an      the storm increased to hurricane force  
b      (fig)   storm  
ein Orkan der Entrüstung brach los      a storm of indignation broke out  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
der Sturm schwoll zum Orkan an exp.
the storm increased to hurricane force

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a storm of indignation broke out
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"Orkan": examples and translations in context
Nach dem Orkan war ihr Haus zerstört. After the hurricane, their house was a wreck.
Und dann, plötzlich, erfährt er, dass ein Orkan bevorsteht. And then suddenly, he learns that there's going to be a hurricane.
Der Orkan war außerordentlich mächtig; er verursachte verheerende Fluten entlang der französischen Küste. The storm was exceptionally intense; it caused devastating floods along the French coast.
Die französischen Behörden reichten nach dem Orkan Xynthia auch einen Antrag auf Inanspruchnahme des Fonds ein. The French authorities also submitted an application to mobilise the fund following storm Xynthia.
Und dieser Orkan erreichte mich nach der braven Windstille mit Helena. And that tornado hit me after the nice, gentle calm with Helena.
Über den Orkan musst du mir unbedingt mehr erzählen. You must tell me more about that tornado of yours.
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